Christmas – and the New Year – have come early.
The January edition of 4X4 Australia will be on magazine stands from December 10 and it’ll come with a bonus LowRange DVD. Inside the mag we compare and rank eight of Australia’s best-selling 4x4 dual-cab utes – including the new Hilux!
We also look at a custom 6x6, Hemi V8 Hellhog; a land-eating Unimog; and the history of the Land Rover.
In the meantime, here’s more of what’s inside:
The only thing Roothy has more of than stories to tell is gear in his shed. We peak inside.
If you look at Wild Boar Off-Road’s 562kW supercharged Hemi V8-powered 6x6 Wrangler and need to ask ‘why?’, then you haven’t thought about it hard enough.
Toyota’s eighth-generation Hilux is here and it means business. But how does it compare with its rivals? We test it alongside Australia’s top-selling dual-cab utes.
As Land Rover Defender production draws to a close, our resident Landiphile, Dean Mellor, looks back on an amazing story that began 67 years ago.
Cut-and-shut cabin, raised roof, custom bar work and go-fast engine modifications – this Mog stands taller than most.
The Portland Coast Park is the only place in Victoria where you can legally drive coastal sand dunes to your heart’s content.
Isuzu’s utes are basic beasts – but with the right attitude, and training from the guys at the Isuzu I-Venture Club, almost anyone can take these 4x4s on the rough stuff.
Infamous as Queensland’s least tourist-friendly island, Moreton Island has more to offer than you might think – from clean, quiet beaches to views to die for.
The Outback Challenge has changed a lot over the years, but one thing remains the same for its loyal following: it is hard yakka!
EXPLORE: COORONG, SA
Check out lagoon hopping and wetland exploration along South Australia’s south-east coast.
4X4 RECOVERY GUIDE: PART ONE
4X4 Australia has kicked off a series of tried and true vehicle recovery techniques to keep you safe and on-track.
10 STEPS TO SAFE SAND DRIVING
Follow these 10 simple steps to ensure you have a great time when you’re out on the sand next.
LOADED LUX GIVEAWAY
In the third part of our Loaded Lux Giveaway, our Hilux project car gets new dancing shoes.
As always, the mag also has the latest news and events, gear reviews, stats and figures, as well as columns by the industry’s most respected names.